All the latest medical marijuana news from around the globe.

California University receives $4.7m donation to research CBD and Autism

By | May 1st, 2018|Categories: Autism, Cannabis, CBD, Featured News, News|

The University of California-San Diego (UCSD) received $4.7 million donation to research CBD’s effects on Autism The Ray and Tye Noorda Foundation made the donation The private ‘gift’ is the largest amount ever privately donated to fund medical cannabis research Autism affects 1 in 68 children in the US and over 700,000 people [...]

Lidl brings Cannabidiol (CBD) products to its Swiss stores

By | May 1st, 2018|Categories: CBD, Hemp, News, Switzerland|

Lidl is adding two Cannabidiol (CBD) products to its Swiss stores Hemp flowers and pre-rolled CBD cigarettes will be on offer to Swiss customers Local Swiss company “The Botanicals” will supply the CBD products Popular German supermarket Lidl has launched a range of Cannabidiol (CBD) products in its Swiss stores. Teaming up with [...]

Zimbabwe legalises cannabis for medical and scientific purposes

By | April 30th, 2018|Categories: Africa, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Legalisation, News, Zimbabwe|

Zimbabwe becomes the second African nation to legalise cannabis for medical and research purposes Lesotho, a tiny nation became the first in Africa to issue a license for medical cannabis last year 5-year licenses will allow holders to cultivate, produce and sell medical cannabis products Cultivation of cannabis previously carried a potential 5-year [...]

“Cannabis allows me to be the parent I always knew I could be” – Mother with ADHD uses medical cannabis to help raise her children

By | April 17th, 2018|Categories: ADHD, Canada, Cannabis, Children, Edibles, Featured, Interviews, Legalisation, Mental Health, MMJ Stories, News, Parent, Patient Stories|

Canadian mother, Laura, claims cannabis makes her a better parent Laura suffers from Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) Laura has been blogging about how medical cannabis has changed her life as a parent since January Anecdotal accounts and studies have found ADHD patients are finding success with medical cannabis treatments Can cannabis really [...]

Hero Scottish Mother risks jail to treat dying cancer-stricken daughter with medical cannabis

By | April 11th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Chemotherapy, Children, Interviews, Mothers, News, Pain, UK|

Sandra Munford, 53, risks everything for her eldest daughter, Kate Kate, 21, has had four major operations in the battle against a brain tumour Sandra spends £1,300 a month importing cannabis capsules from Canada Sandra now wants a change in the law to make cannabis products for medical purposes legal A brave Scottish [...]

Two new studies find opioid use lower in US states with legal cannabis

By | April 10th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, chronic pain, Dispensaries, Legalisation, News, Opiates, Opioids, Pain, Research|

Two new studies found opioid use is lower when patients have access to cannabis Legalisation of medical cannabis led to a 6% drop in opioid prescriptions to Medicaid patients Legal recreational use led to additional 6% decrease: more access to cannabis = less chance of opioid addiction 64,000 people died due to opioid [...]

Scottish mother’s plea for medical cannabis prescription for child’s severe epilepsy

By | March 29th, 2018|Categories: Children, Doctors, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Interviews, Mothers, News, UK|

Karen Gray wants the NHS to prescribe her son cannabis oil Murray, 5, can suffer up to 12 seizures a day due to severe epilepsy Karen believes CBD alone will not stop the seizures THC remains illegal in the UK despite overwhelming evidence of its medical importance Karen shared a hallowing video of [...]

New Survey: No Clear Evidence Cannabis causes Schizophrenia

By | March 28th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Mental Health, News, Research|

Dr. Musa Sami is a British researcher at King’s College London Sami claims if cannabis caused psychosis increased rates of use would be reflected in more diagnoses Cannabis potency has increased since the 60s, yet rates of schizophrenia have stayed the same 2% of UK’s population regularly smoke cannabis (over 4 million people) [...]

Malta votes to legalise Medical Cannabis

By | March 27th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Legalisation, Malta, MS, Multiple Sclerosis, News, Pain|

Malta becomes latest European country to legalise cannabis for medical uses Three conditions qualify: chronic pain, MS, and cancer All forms of medical cannabis will be available, including raw plant CBD will fall under the same category, meaning it cannot be sold over-the-counter €30 million will be invested in the country by 5 Multinational cannabis [...]

Scottish Mother wins fight with cancer with help of medical cannabis

By | March 8th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Featured, Featured News, Legalisation, Mothers, Opiates, Pain, Patient Stories, UK|

Glaswegian mother, Sharon Fitzsimons, claims to have beat her cancer with a combination of chemotherapy and medical cannabis Sharon was able to replace all medications with a 1:1 THC:CBD Cannabis activist group, Tottenham Compassion Club, helped save Sharon from the mercy of criminal street gangs The courageous cancer survivor now wants to help [...]